Applications have been made to Southwark to install 3 electric car charging points at each of the following locations:
Many residents are concerned over the lack of consultation and the apparently random placing of the new points in the roads. Councillors have been involved and are seeking further clarification and discussion before any decisions are made.
Shepherds Foods has restructured its operations and decided to focus on its other stores in Chelsea and Kensington and around London. The store in Dulwich Village will therefore close at the end of November 2016. The Dulwich Estate has taken a surrender of the lease and has said that, initially, it is looking to let the premises on a short-term tenancy whilst it considers the best options for the longer-term.
The pub is due to be handed over to the operators for fitting out at the end of the November. The current mid-January date for re-opening looks unlikely to be met.
Ian Wingfield, Southwark Council’s cabinet member for the environment approved the plans for the new Quietway on 11 November subject to statutory procedures and a detailed design and safety review. There were also 9 conditions/comments which were as follows:
Several Dulwich Village Residents Associations have lobbied Village Ward councillors to have the decision called in for review on the basis that it does not reflect local people’s objections and concerns. They are also crowd funding on a new website to fund an alternative proposal for the design of the main junction in the centre of the Village.
Following his recent successful interview on BBC Radio London, Brian appeared on the BBC London TV news on 14 November talking about the fencing made from old WW2 stretchers in East Dulwich.
The fee for using the College Road tollgate will rise to £1.20 on 3rd January 2017.
If you have an idea for a project that will bring local people together, support community development and improve opportunities in your neighbourhood, try the Neighbourhoods’ Fund. The Community Councils have £630,000 to spend on community led projects, which encourage people from different backgrounds to work together to promote respect and consideration and give communities the opportunity to improve their local area. The application form is online and closes on 19 December.
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